Penny an African savanna elephant at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Penny  


SSP nr17


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1956
Dead date: 2001-09-18
Death reason: disease: infection associated; mechanical abnormality
Present / last location:Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1981-01-24Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo 1956-06-22
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2011-03-15: Previous locations, Death, SSP RE
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† Penny is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States, of disease in 2001-09-18. Official death reason described as infection associated; mechanical abnormality. (see detailed list).


Penny was born wild 1954, captured 1956 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Penny, an African savanna elephant at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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